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  • Locations: Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Language of Instruction: English
Areas of Study: Health Sciences Program Type: Ithaca College Short-Term
Domestic or Abroad: Study Abroad Program
Program Description:
This course will take place in Malawi, also known as the warm heart of Africa. In this safe and friendly country, students will observe firsthand the effects of poverty on health care. 

Students will learn about traditional medicine as well as current medical practices. There will be opportunities to assist feeding babies at local crisis care nurseries, interact with orphans at the feeding centers and meet students at the University of Malawi. The students will visit hospitals and clinics in the northern region of Malawi. There will also be an opportunity to take a safari on a game preserve.

This unique learning experience will broaden awareness of the interdependence of the world communities!  *Student can choose to take this course for part of Independent Study/Fieldwork/internship.
  • Tentative Program Dates: May 19 - June 2, 2020
  • Informational Meeting: Thursday, February 6th at 4:30 p.m. in the Hammond Health Center Conference Room (check-in at the front desk)
  • Application Due Date: February 13, 2020
  • Announcement of Acceptance: March 2, 2020 (tentative)

ESTIMATED COSTS (Costs for 2020 will be available soon.)
  • International Airfare from JFK: $2,000
  • Tuition: TBD
  • Program fee: TBD
  • Approximate total cost per student: In prior years, cost has been approximately $6,000
Items Not Included in estimated cost: immunizations, antimalarial meds, personal medications. Passport (must be valid, if you need a passport plan on applying soon).
Syllabus (Summer 2020)
Detailed Itinerary (Summer 2020)

"Students work with patients in Africa through health care program" by Cora Payne - Contributing Editor, September 25, 2019
"Ithaca College Team Provides Medical Care in Malawi" by Ahana Dave, October 21, 2016

For more information contact:
Mary Taylor


This program is currently not accepting applications.